Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Philippine Islands Region (Philippines) on Sunday, 8 February 1976 at 23:11 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.518°N / 126.011°E (Philippines)
Nearest volcano: Biliran (195 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
66 km (41 mi) NE of San Policarpo (pop: 3,580) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) ENE of Arteche (Eastern Samar) (pop: 5,030) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) NE of Dolores (Eastern Samar) (pop: 9,270) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) E of Gamay (Northern Samar) (pop: 9,130) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (61 mi) E of Palapag (Northern Samar) (pop: 8,340) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) NE of Catbalogan (pop: 68,100) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (100 mi) ENE of Calbayog City (pop: 67,900) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) NE of Panalanoy (pop: 189,100) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) NE of Tacloban City (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
591 km (367 mi) ESE of Manila (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.9||33 km||Philippine Islands region (Philippines)||USGS|
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